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Astrometa tuner on Zidoo X9S

This applies for Astrometa DVB-T2/C-v2 tuner on Zidoo X9S media player.
Info about tuner:
http://blog.palosaari.fi/2014/09/naked-hardware-18-astrometa-amdvb-t2-v2.html
http://www.astrometa.com.tw/integrated_en.html

Download and unzip:
https://sieempi.eu/blog/download?id=15&astrometa
Run:
cp dvb-demod-mn88473-01.fw /lib/firmware/dvb-demod-mn88473-01.fw
insmod dvb-core.ko
insmod r820t.ko
insmod mn88473.ko
insmod rtl2832.ko
insmod dvb_usb_v2.ko
insmod dvb-usb-rtl28xxu.ko

You now have either:

OpenWRT:
/dev/dvb
/dev/dvb/adapter0
/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend1
/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
/dev/dvb/adapter0/net0
/dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0
/dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0

or

Android:
/dev/dvb0.demux0
/dev/dvb0.dvr0
/dev/dvb0.frontend0
/dev/dvb0.frontend1
/dev/dvb0.net0

At this point you can setup Tvheadend (check out specific forums for more info) with Kodi (Tvheadend HTSP Client in PVR addons)

Known issues:
– sometimes the tuner fails to initialize, especially if the device was put to standby

Remote Unlock

As you might have noticed, a new service is now available: Remote Sim Unlock

If none of the available free methods work for you, you can purchase an unlock code for your phone for more than a decent price. The service is based on a 3rd party application (with due costs) and it generates unlock codes based on the IMEI of the phone. Because different carriers code their phones in different way, you have to make sure you’re not using an unsupported network. Also make sure your device is supported.

Please check out the supported devices page. If you really need to unlock another brand, or you’re just locked in an unsupported network, just leave a message and I’ll manually look into it as manual unlocks are possible.